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On my 1995 Lincoln Town Car the electric radiator cooling fan runs instantly and constantly when the Air Condidtioner is turned on. What part failure would cause this?

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This normally what is supposed to happen. Switching on the Air Conditioning turns on all cooling fans so that there is constant air flow over the Air Con Condenser.

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I have a 2002 lincoln ls it was running hot I needed a hydraulic cooling pump a thermostat and water pump replaced all of them and still running hot

Overheating on an older vehicle, especially one with high mileage, is not uncommon. Aside from the parts you mention, such things as fan clutch failure (or, alternatively, electric fan failure) can cause a car to overheat quickly at idle. If the car was poorly maintained, not enough antifreeze over a course of years may cause coolant channels in the engine block to rust shut, rendering the cooling system ineffective. Something as simple as obstructions to the front grille or rust clogging veins of the radiator can also reduce cooling capacity. A worn engine will also heat up very quickly under load.
You will need to observe when your vehicle tends to overheat (at idle? when driving? when climbing hills?), and use that as a point from which you may start diagnosis. Some things to check immediately are:
  1. Remove any physical obstructions to air flow from the front grille;
  2. Check the operation of the fan clutch or, if your Lincoln is so equipped, of the electric fans (especially if the vehicle is overheating at idle or in traffic;
  3. Is the vehicle burning oil? Have the engine overhauled;
  4. Check for signs of rust buildup in the cooling system. Has the proper 50/50 ratio of ethylene-glycol coolant to clean water always been maintained? If not, suspect damage to the engine's cooling channels from corrosion or mineral buildup.

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Is the cooling fan a pusher or puller on a 1999 lincoln town car

Unless your blowing air or pushing
it toward the radiator you have a puller

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I have a 1998 1/2 Lincoln Town Car. Yes, some of the parts were changed over that year, as to why I am saying 98 1/2 At any rate, the car is overheating. I have changed the thermostat and radiator cap,...

maybe your cooling fan isnot working, electric under the hood.

Can you hear it come on when ou turn a/c on? It should also come on when engine coolant temp sensor gets hot enough to tell the computer to turn it on.

So, check fan motor operation ECT Sensor operation, & a/c making cooling fan run too.

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What makes it overheat

I would guess that you are having a circulation problem but telling you why will require testing. It would be related to the hoses, the radiator, electric fan, or the water-pump. If the engine has been neglected then it could have to do with the antifreeze or maybe a clog inside the engine.

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A motor runs with no one in the car

The cooling fan on the radiator is being turned on by the radiator temp switch. This is normal. It keeps excessive heat and pressure from building up inside your engine. Excessive heat can cause radiators to overflow or hoses to burst. It is NOT a bad thing for that fan to be running for 2 - 3 mins.

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Over heats while idleing unless air conditioner is running

you may have problem with the cooling fan, because when you turn on the a/c the condenser fan will come on and that will help to cool your radiator

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The radiator cooling fan is not working. Upon

assuming fuse and relay are fan should be running when the engine is cool/cold, the only time the fan should be running when it reach over operation temperature which then the fan kick on to bring the temperature back down to it operation temperature. both fan work in sync with one another, addition cooling is needed when the ac is running. when the last time have you replace thermostat and Thermos sensor/switch. I would replace both unit if you have not done so. The thermos/switch will turn the fan on when it reach certain temperature and cut off when it sense the temperature drop in the engine.

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I need 2 know how to remove the radiator


  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301).
  2. Drain engine coolant.
  3. Remove engine air cleaner (ACL) (9600).
  4. Remove upper radiator hose (8260) from water bypass tube.
  5. Remove radiator overflow hose (8075) from radiator (8005) and fan shroud (8146). NOTE: Loosen transmission oil cooler lines while securely holding radiator connector with a back-up wrench.
  6. Remove transmission oil cooler line from oil cooler inlet fitting.
  7. Remove nuts retaining A/C condenser core to the radiator.
  8. Disconnect engine control sensor wiring (12A581) from the auxiliary electric cooling fan motors and the CCRM.
  9. Raise vehicle on hoist.
  10. Remove splash shield from lower radiator support (16138) and front sub-frame (5C 145).
  11. Remove lower radiator hose (8286) from radiator. NOTE: Loosen transmission oil cooler lines while securely holding radiator connector with a back-up wrench.
  12. Remove oil transmission cooler line from oil cooler outlet fitting on radiator.
  13. Remove retaining screws for power steering/transaxle oil cooler and position cooler aside.
  14. Support fan shroud, radiator and A/C condenser core (19712) with a suitable jackstand. Remove lower radiator support. Position jackstand aside and carefully remove radiator and fan shroud.
  1. Remove two retaining bolts for fan shroud at top of radiator and remove fan shroud from radiator.
  2. Remove upper radiator hose from radiator.
  1. Follow removal procedure in reverse order.
  2. Tighten fan shroud bolts and A/C condenser core nuts to radiator to 3-5 Nm (27-44 inch lbs.) .
  3. Tighten lower radiator support bolts to 8-11 Nm (71-97 inch lbs.) .
  4. Tighten transmission oil cooler lines to fittings to 25-28 Nm (18-21 inch lbs.) .
  5. Tighten power steering/transaxle oil cooler and splash shield retaining screws securely.
  6. Refill engine coolant.

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